One of my favorite things about my day-to-day job is meeting photographers who are incredibly passionate about the stories they tell. While they all work in different ways and think about stories differently, what they have in common is an enduring dedication to storytelling.
One well established agency, VII (like the number “7”), will be in Washington D.C. this weekend to present their work and discuss issues in photojournalism today. In anticipation of the seminars, I corresponded via email with three prolific VII photographers — Ashley Gilbertson, Ron Haviv and Gary Knight — on the things that motivate and inspire them. What follows is a selection of their answers.
Shared on May 15, 2014